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Long working hours may increase the risk of a stroke

London, Aug 21 (IBNS) Working long may help one earn a few extra dollars, but it will come at a great cost, affecting our health.

India's nuclear programme has social relevance: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IBNS) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh said that India’s nuclear programme has a huge social relevance and is specifically meant for peaceful purposes.

NASA begins to build Satellite Mission to improve Hurricane forecasting

California, Aug 20 (IBNS): Ten years after Hurricane Katrina formed in the Atlantic, construction of NASA’s next-generation hurricane-observing satellite mission now is underway in Texas.

Govt issues final notification on Eco Sensitive Zone around Okhla Bird Sanctuary

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IBNS): The final notification declaring Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) around Okhla bird sanctuary has been issued by Government of India in the Gazette of India.

NASA's next mission: Send 'your' name to Mars

California, Aug 19 (IBNS) NASA on Wednesday said Mars enthusiasts around the world could participate in its journey to Mars by adding their names to a silicon microchip headed to the Red Planet aboard NASA's InSight Mars lander, scheduled to launch next year.

The ALICE experiment at CERN makes precise comparison of light nuclei and antinuclei

Geneva, Aug 17 (IBNS) The ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has made a precise measurement of the difference between ratios of the mass and electric charge of light nuclei and antinuclei.

Consistent efforts made to tackle air pollution: Govt

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IBNS): The Government has been making consistent efforts to address the issue of air pollution in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR), an official statement said.

BASE experiment at CERN compares protons and antiprotons with high precision

Geneva, Aug 12 (IBNS) In a paper published on Wednesday in Nature, the Baryon Antibaryon Symmetry Experiment (BASE) at CERN's Antiproton Decelerator (AD), reports the most precise comparison of the charge-to-mass ratio of the proton to that of its antimatter equivalent, the antiproton.

Oxymoronic Black Hole provides clues to growth

California, Aug 11 (IBNS) Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the 6.5-meter Clay Telescope in Chile have identified the smallest supermassive black hole ever detected in the center of a galaxy.

New breath test shows biomarker for early-stage liver disease diagnosis

London, Aug 11 (IBNS) A natural compound called limonene, which is found in oranges and lemons, could be indicative in early-stage diagnosis of liver disease, according to research published in the journal EBioMedicine by researchers in the Molecular Physics Group at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Major landslide at Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Mumbai, Aug 7 (IBNS) A major landslide occurred at the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Thursday night, reports said.

"India is continuously improving its weather forecasting system"

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS): The Indian government on Thursday said the weather forecasting systems in the country are comparable to most of the countries in the world with 'respect to weather forecasting'.

India flood: World Vision India hopes to reach out to 1,00,000 people with immediate relief, livelihood and shelter assistance

Delhi/Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS): World Vision India declared a category III, national office response on Thursday to assist 100,000 people in India deeply affected by the floods.

New study shows how complex bonobo communication is similar to that of human infants

London, Aug 4 (IBNS) Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that wild bonobos, our closest living relatives in the primate world, communicate in a similar manner to human infants, using a high-pitched call type, or 'peep', that requires context to be understood.

Cloud burst damages houses in Leh

Leh, Aug 4 (IBNS): A cloudburst hit Wanla village of Khalsi town in Leh district causing extensive damage to residential houses and sparking flash floods in the area, official said on Tuesday.